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: and with 43 days to go, we asked the president and first lady about the future, win or lose, come election day? >> what are you going to do with the rest of your life? >> well, first thing's first here, we do have an election ahead. and i've got -- there are all kinds of things i want to do in the second term. putting folks back to work and making sure our schools are up to snuff, and we have another war to wrap up. >> and then? >> i love teaching. i miss teaching. and, you know, i'm not sure i'll necessarily be in the classroom but the idea of being able to go around in various cities and helping to create mentorships and apprenticeships. just giving young people the sense of possibility and opportunity. >> she should run for office, but she says she doesn't want to. >> you know -- [ applause ] >> yeah, i -- look. michelle would be terrific, but temperamentally, i just don't think -- >> no, it's absolutely true. it takes a lot of patience to be the president of the united states. and i'm not that patient. >> and, diane, he says that he doesn't like to show emotion all through the day. she say
-- and a wry response from romney. >> if there's one thing we've learned in this election season, by the way, is that a few words from bill clinton can do a man a lot of good. [ applause ] [ laughter ] all i have to do is wait a couple of days for that bounce. [ laughter ] >> reporter: in reality, romney can't afford to wait which is why he's in ohio tonight side by side with his running mate for the first time in more than a month. >> ohio! >> reporter: no longer are they making a case against the president's record, they are now making a case for themselves repeatedly using the word "choice". >> this is an eye election which is a clear choice for the american people. >> reporter: today, something from romney about the president we haven't heard before. romney has long argued the president raised taxes on americans in his first term. today he appeared to argue the president had not done so. >> his idea now, he's not one new idea. i admit this. one thing de not do in his first four years which he said he was going to do in the next four years which is to raise taxes. >> reporter: tonight the
months before the election. secretary of defense leon panetta today acknowledged that the attack that killed four americans in benghazi, libya, on the anniversary of 9/11 was not only carried out by terrorists, it was premeditated. >> as we determined the details of what took place there and how that attack took place, that it became clear that there were terrorists who had planned that attack. >> reporter: the white house first suggested that the benghazi attack was spontaneous. the result of that anti-muslim video inciting mobs throughout the region. >> jake, let's be clear. this -- these protests were in reaction to a video that had spread to the region. >> reporter: what happened in benghazi was -- >> we certainly don't know. we don't know otherwise. we have no information to suggest that it was a preplanned attack. >> reporter: but sources tell abc news that intelligence officials on the ground immediately suspected that the attack was not tied to the movie at all. arousing their suspicion? the fact that the attackers knew where to get ambassador stevens after he'd fled to a
americans how they would vote if the election were held right now. the abc news/"washington post" poll shows the two contenders separated by just two points among likely voters. 36 days to go now before your voice, your vote. and abc's jake tapper and abc's david muir are traveling with the candidates to tell us how you train for a debate night that could change everything. jake leads us off. jake? >> reporter: diane, top obama campaign officials have been poring over republican debate tapes, studying mitt romney. and according to one person familiar with the president's debate preparations, it has been exhausting work and the president is definitely out of practice, though, of course, the campaign has been trying to lower expectations. president obama has been practicing for wednesday's debate at the westin lake las vegas resort and spa, 17 miles from the las vegas strip. presidential debate veteran senator john kerry is participating in the mock debates, pretending to be a different patrician wealthy massachusetts pol, mitt romney. yesterday, in las vegas, the president tried to lower expe
buried. we agree. that means we need to stop digging by electing mitt romney as the next president of the united states. >> reporter: the vice president later said that the middle class pain was due to bush policiepol. the debate symbolizes a problem for the president. the economic collapse happened under bush, but four years later, families are still hurting. many in the middle class are barely treading water. all fodder for tomorrow night's debate in denver. the first lady is make her way there. first she stopped in ohio. where early voting began today. >> are we going sit back and watch everything we worked for and fought for to just slip way? >> reporter: ann romney got to colorado before her. >> we have a debate comes up. we're excited about that. we're focused. >> reporter: family members' nerves are on edge, as josh romney confided to diane in august. >> i hate the debates. trying to sit there and be cool and keep a smile on your face. inside you want to fall down. >> reporter: four years ago, michelle obama got so nervous in the debates, she didn't like to watch them. she'l
've learned in this election season, by the way, is that a few words from bill clinton can do a man a lot of good. [ applause ] [ laughter ] all i have to do is wait a couple of days for that bounce. [ laughter ] >> reporter: in reality, romney can't afford to wait which is why he's in ohio tonight for the first time in more than a month. side by side with his running mate for the first time in more than a month. >> ohio! >> reporter: with president obama growing his lead repeatedly using the word "choice. >>. >> reporter: today, something from romney about the president we haven't heard before. romney has long argued the president raised taxes on americans in his first term. today he appeared to argue the president had not done something. >> he's got one new idea. he has one thing de not do in the first four years that he said he'll do in the next four years which is to raise tax. >> reporter: tonight the campaign would not say he made a mistake. look at the lech troral map. if president obama wins ohio, the path for romney is challenging. for example, woe have to win virginia, wisconsin
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